AIPLA Brown Bag on October 2: Evidence Collection in the Mobile Age: Obstacles & Opportunities in Mobile Forensic Collections

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​Special thanks to Christian Hicks, Neal Weinrich, and Jeremy Lang for an outstanding presentation!  Those of us who were able to attend found it incredibly informative.  If you were not able to attend (and even if you were), our speakers have graciously agreed to let us post their materials (see Committee Documents below).  A description of the Brown Bag topic follows:

“Evidence Collection in the Mobile Age: 
Obstacles & Opportunities in Mobile Forensic Collections”

presented by:
Christian B. Hicks and Neal F. Weinrich

In this presentation, Mr. Hicks and Mr. Weinrich discussed technical and legal considerations in computer-forensic investigations involving smartphones and tablets.  This session began with general forensic procedures and principles that originated with PCs, and then discussed how hardware, files, filesystems, and other technical, legal, and qualitative factors differ between defensible PC evidence collection and evidence collected from mobile devices.
Christian B. Hicks, President, Elysium Digital LLC
Christian Hicks is a computer scientist and entrepreneur who has served as an expert witness in more than a dozen legal matters on topics including computer forensics and trade-secret misappropriation.  As a consulting expert, Mr. Hicks has advised clients on more than 150 matters relating to intellectual property and computer forensics. Before co-founding Elysium Digital, he worked as a consultant for the AT&T Consumer Lab, where he developed data mining techniques and researched Internet programs and protocols. He is co-inventor on two patents on systems for unlocking remote electronic data. Mr. Hicks graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Computer Science. While there, his academic research focused on artificial intelligence and earned him the Computer Science Senior Prize.
Neal F. Weinrich, Principal, Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Neal Weinrich is a litigation attorney in Atlanta, Georgia.  Neal’s practice concentrates primarily on disputes involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and other competition-related issues.  Neal has litigated or arbitrated numerous competition-related disputes involving claims of tortious interference with business, contractual and/or employment relations, breaches of fiduciary duty, violations of the Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act, violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and violations of the Stored Communications Act.  Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Georgia, Neal writes and speaks frequently on various issues that arise in competition-related cases.  He recently co-authored a chapter on Restrictive Covenant Litigation for Georgia Business Litigation, a book published in 2013 by Daily Report Books, a division of ALM Media, LLC.  Neal is also a co-founder and regular contributor to Georgia Non-Compete and Trade Secret News (www.georgia-noncompete.com).




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